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The New Spice Box

Contemporary Jewish Writing

edited by Ruth Panofsky
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: jewish

The New Spice Box includes short fiction, personal essays, and poetry by Jewish writers from a broad range of cultural backgrounds. Fresh and relevant, profound and lasting, this anthology features works by acclaimed short story writers David Bezmozgis, Mireille Silcoff, and Ayelet Tsabari; groundbreaking memoirists Bernice Eisenstein and Alison Pi …


The Renter

by Michael Tregebov
edition: Paperback
tagged: jewish, literary, coming of age

The Renter, Michael Tregebov's fourth novel, is set in Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba's version of cottage country, ca. 1967. Once the preserve of the city's establishment, by the time the events of the novel take place, Winnipeg Beach has declined to the point that even the city's middle classes, including its prosperous Jewish citizens, could afford ad …


Our Darkest Night

A Novel of Italy and the Second World War

by Jennifer Robson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: non-classifiable, contemporary women, jewish

To survive the Holocaust, a young Jewish woman must pose as a Christian farmer’s wife in this unforgettable novel from USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Robson—a story of terror, hope, love, and sacrifice, inspired by true events, that vividly evokes the most perilous days of World War II.
It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming incr …


Memory's Shadow

by Gail Benick
edition: Paperback
tagged: contemporary women, literary

Set in the tumultuous 1970s when women, African Americans, gays, and lesbians fought for equality while a "New Right" mobilized in defense of political conservatism and traditional family values, Memory's Shadow is the story of a family that survived the Holocaust and their ongoing engagement with that legacy long after World War II has ended. The …

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